This is part 2 of a 3-part original story that I’m posting here in serial form. So, far the response from my readers has been overwhelmingly positive. I value your comments, so please keep them coming. This is ultimately an experiment to see if this blog is a good platform for sharing my stories and connecting them with readers. If you missed part 1, click HERE to read it first. Enough talk, let’s get back to the story! PART 2 OF “END OF THE ROPE” by Scott Cahan …. Five minutes passed before Erin lifted her head slowly. She wiped her eyes … Continue reading Part 2-End of the Rope
by Scott Cahan …. A GIRL, HER DOG, A MAD SCIENTIST, AND THE END OF THE WORLD I’ll be posting this story in 3 parts over the next 5 days. Please read and enjoy. Reader input is greatly appreciated. If I get enough positive response, I may continue the story. But don’t worry. The story comes to a natural ending in the 3rd part. END OF THE ROPE . . . by Scott Cahan . . . . . . . . . . . Erin woke, as usual, to the wet tongue of her dog, licking her face as if to say, “Get … Continue reading An Original Short Story
I’m very excited about my new book, due out at the end of this year. My working title is GLAZED MAN & RAT GIRL 2: PLASTIC HEAD’S SWEET REVENGE. The new story is complete and I’m into the illustrations now. It’s always fun to see new drawings of my characters doing different activities and experiencing new emotions. I may share some of those in the coming months. I’m also having a blast creating new characters for this book. Here is a sneak peak at one of the new characters. I won’t tell you it’s name or how it fits into the … Continue reading New Artwork for Glazed Man 2
I’d like to give a supersize “thank you” to one of Glazed Man and Rat Girl‘s biggest fans, Ella Wheeler, for sending me her fan artwork and the school report she did about her favorite book. Her Mom says she’s read the book 4 times. What can I say? The girl knows a good book when she finds one. Getting mail like this is the highest form of praise for an author such as myself. I’ve gotten Ella’s address and promised to send her a complimentary copy of Glazed Man & Rat Girl #2 (I hope to have it completed by the … Continue reading Fan Art for Glazed Man
The positive reviews for Glazed Man & Rat Girl continue to roll in. Here is another one that was recently added to Amazon.com by another happy customer. “Glazed Man gets his superhero powers from…Glazed donuts, he is capable of shooting glaze from the palms of his hands.. Rat Girl is Martha; after being kidnapped and left in dungeon with a bunch of rats and she drinks icky green stuff she becomes a large rat. This is a good vs. evil tale with two of the most lovable superheroes you will ever meet. Scott Cahan is a very talented writer. In this … Continue reading Readers Love Glazed Man
I’m happy to share a note I received a few days ago from a new Glazed Man & Rat Girl fan, and her Mom. Notes like these are what keep me writing and drawing. Here is the note: . . . We got our daughter Ella your book for Christmas and she loved it! She wants the next copy! Here is a note from her:: I love your book! In the future I hope you make even more books. They were really funny! I liked how you put God into it. Do you like doughnuts? – Ella (11yrs old) Continue reading Fan Mail for Glazed Man & Rat Girl
I recently received glowing reviews for my book, Glazed Man & Rat Girl that I am proud to share with my blog readers. These 2 reviews are especially meaningful because they come from two people who are complete strangers to me. One of them is even one of the Top 500 Reviewers for Amazon. You can read the full reviews here.. Below are a couple of excerpts. Reviewed by Tvtv3: “…. This unlikely duo makes an interesting team and join forces to stop the evil RoboCreep and his fiendish plans. The book is filled with illustrations (about one on every other … Continue reading Reviews for Glazed Man & Rat Girl
One of my earliest creative influences was an off-beat Marvel comic book series called Howard The Duck. The original series ran from 1976 – 1979. Sure, I loved the superhero comics of the day, but for some reason, this strange series about a talking duck with a bad attitude, trapped on a planet where he doesn’t belong, instantly became my favorite. I counted the days every month, waiting for the next issue. I learned to draw by copying some of my favorite Howard the Duck scenes onto paper. I found one of my drawings in my attic (drawn when I was 13) … Continue reading Howard The Duck is Back!
Please help me and Glazed Man win an award for the Best Book Trailer for a Children’s book on BOOKREELS.COM. By visiting my book’s page on that website and watching the book trailer and leaving a comment, you’ll be helping Glazed Man’s chances of winning. All you have to do is follow these 5 simple steps: 1. Follow this link to my page at bookreels.com 2. Watch my book trailer. 3. Click “Register” at the top of the page so that you can leave a comment. Complete the quick registration process 4. Leave a Comment. It doesn’t have to be long or … Continue reading Help Glazed Man Win!
Glazed Man & Rat Girl, THE BOOK TRAILER For the last few months of my life, every precious extra moment I’ve had has been devoted to putting together the video above. It’s the official book trailer for Glazed Man & Rat Girl. Please readers, watch it and give me your feedback. I think you’ll find that it’s unlike any other book trailer you’ve seen. Many of you may not know that my day job is as a video producer. When I decided to make a book trailer, I knew I had to do it right or not at all. I’ve seen far … Continue reading Watch Glazed Man Come to Life